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PRAYER PROGRAM For OFS-GiFra: MONTHLY INTENTIONS

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For each month, there is a general prayer intention, and a specific intention depending on the life of the Universal Church and particularly on important events in National Fraternities around the world.
Let Local Fraternities pray for both.

National Elective Chapter, Taiwan

The National Fraternity of Taiwan has celebrated its National Elective Chapter on 23 May, 2015.
Theresa Chuang Peng Piao Ping has been re-elected as national minister, and Joseph Hsu Kuo Chiang has been elected as international councillor.

National Chapter, Costa Rica 2015

 

National Elective Chapter, Cuba

The National Fraternity of Cuba has celebrated its National Elective Chapter on 16-19 April 2015.
The national minister and international councillor is Airán Negrín.

National Elective Chapter, Canada

The National Fraternity of Canada has celebrated its National Elective Chapter in Loretteville, Québec, Canada on 14-17 May, 2015.
The new national minister is Gilles Métivier and Marion Clorey has been re-elected as international councillor.

Letter Card. de Aviz arr150506

Vatican City, 28 April, 2015


Prot. N. T.144-1/2015

Illustrious Sir,

This dicastery has received the results of the XIV General Chapter and the VI Elective Chapter of the Secular Franciscan Order, celebrated from 1-9 November, 2014.

National Elective Chapter, Gemany

The National Fraternity of Germany has celebrated its National Elective Chapter on 16 May 2015. Mechtild Händler has been re-elected as national minister, and Gerti Theobald as international councillor.

The Secular Franciscan Order

The Secular Franciscan Order belongs to the Franciscan Family and is "formed by the organic union of all the Catholic fraternities, whose members, moved by the Holy Spirit, commit themselves through profession to live the Gospel after the manner of St. Francis in their secular state following the Rule approved by the Church" (Const. 1,3).

 

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NAFRA-USA joining with Catholic Relief Services on their Catholics Confront Global Poverty Initiative

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XIII General Chapter

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